A new wave of counselors is supporting people of color by 'decolonizing' the practice of therapy. They aim to make therapy more culturally responsive and to take generational trauma into account.
Greensboro-area licensed therapist Nicole Osborne led a minority mental health workshop in a black t-shirt with the phrase, “In my feelings.”
Conflicts in Ethiopia, Ukraine and other countries cause psychological trauma that can last far beyond any ceasefire. An Ethiopian-born mental health epidemiologist shares her insights.
Twenty percent of American adults sought out therapy in 2020. But Grisell Valencia faced a challenge; she wanted a therapist who could respond to experiences she was dealing with as an Afro-Latina.
Psychological first aid is part of the mission of Doctors Without Borders. They hope to give those fleeing the horrors of civil unrest the tools to start moving past their trauma.
Remote mental health treatment isn't the same as in-person visits with a psychiatrist, but faced with a pandemic, many people have been forced to make do. Regulators are making that access easier.
After apparent suicides rocked the communities of Newtown, Conn., and Parkland, Fla., one shooting survivor speaks out about the lasting mental health repercussions of these traumatic experiences.
Children and teens with severe anxiety benefit most from both psychotherapy and medication, a study finds. But it can be hard for families to find and pay for high-quality therapy.
Hugging a doll can soothe an upset toddler, and some say it can do the same for people with dementia. But critics say this form of therapy infantilizes adults.